SFMTA Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) > March 5, 2008, minutes
City and County of San Francisco
Special Meeting Minutes
Wednesday March 5, 2008, at 5:30 p.m.
1. Call to Order / Roll Call
SFMTA CAC members present at Roll Call: Mary Burns, Joan Downey, Emily Drennen (departed at 7:10 p.m.), Steve Ferrario, Griffith Humphrey, Daniel Murphy, Cesar Perez, Greg Riessen, Norman Rolfe, and Jamison Wieser.
SFMTA CAC absent: Art Cimento, Dorris Vincent and Daniel Weaver.
2. Adopt minutes of February 7, 2008:
On motion to adopt February 2008 minutes: Approved. (Ayes - Burns, Downey, Drennen, Ferrario, Humphrey, Murphy, Perez, Riessen, Rolfe and Wieser)(Absent - Cimento, Vincent and Weaver)
3. Public Comment concerning any issue within the jurisdiction of the Council and not noted on the agenda: none
4. Report of the Chairman: Daniel Murphy
The CAC will meet on March 6, 2008 to discuss details about the Transit Effectiveness Policy.
FAC will also meet on March 6, 2008 to discuss the Pedestrian Safety budget and the Operations budget.
Chairman Murphy will schedule an additional CAC meeting to discuss the Capital and the Operations budgets.
5. SFpark (Discussion/Action) Jay Primus
Jay Primus, SFMTA Parking Policy Manager, presented the SFpark program.
Chairman Murphy made the following motion:
The SFMTA CAC recommends the adoption of the SFpark program and related pilot projects including demand-responsive parking pricing.
On motion to adopt the SFpark program: Approved. (Ayes - Burns, Downey, Drennen, Ferrario, Humphrey, Murphy, Perez, Riessen, Rolfe and Wieser)(Absent - Cimento, Vincent and Weaver)
6. Proposition A Implementation (Discussion/Action) Sonali Bose
Sonali Bose, SFMTA CFO/Director of Finance and Administration, provided an overview of Proposition A requirements. She said that there were significant procedure and policy changes for the Agency.
7. Senior and Disabled Fast Pass (Discussion/Action) Corey Marshall
Corey Marshall, SFMTA Policy and Administration Manager, presented information regarding a 90-day pilot program for senior and disabled riders.
8. Committee Reports: None
9. Recommendation from a CAC Committee (Discussion/Action)
WHEREAS BART currently allows vendors to sell multiple discount tickets without verification of eligibility status; and
WHEREAS A pilot project greater than 90 days selling 2,000 BART enabled tickets to a market base of 35,000 senior and disabled riders would prove confusing and unfair,
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT, The SFMTA CAC recommends that the SFMTA Board reject any agreement on senior and disabled fast pass use on BART that requires SFMTA to apply more stringent eligibility verification processes than BART itself applies. The SFMTA CAC recommends that any pilot program be limited to no more than 90 days before all senior and disabled fast passes are enabled for unlimited BART rides within San Francisco.
The SFMTA CAC further recommends that, to address concerns about fraud, that proof of payment inspectors be asked to take extra care in verifying eligibility of people holding senior and disabled as well as youth passes and that SFMTA collect data on citations issued for fraudulent use of these fare instruments.
On motion to adopt the senior and disabled fast pass on BART recommendation: Approved. (Ayes - Burns, Downey, Ferrario, Humphrey, Murphy, Perez, Riessen, Rolfe and Wieser)(Absent - Cimento, Drennen [departed at 7:10 p.m.], Vincent and Weaver)
10. Council Members’ Questions and Comments (Discussion)
11. Agenda Planning for the Next Regular Meeting Tentatively Scheduled
Next regular meeting: April 3, 2008 at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, Conference Room 3074, at 5:30 p.m.
12. Adjournment: 7:34 p.m.
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